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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Campsites have a beautiful view. Kitchen and ablution block are clean an modern with free showers! Friendliest campground staff/owners I have ever come across. Will be back for sure. Thank you so much for our stay.

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Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was clean, comfortable and everything we needed for a great stay. We were first time visitors to this stunningly beautiful area. We went there with our cousins who were over from Perth and we couldnt have picked a better place to stay than this motel. Peter and Cheryl made us feel so very welcome & nothing was too...

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Thank lauriemary01
Matamata, N.Z
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here recently and were just amazed at the motel unit we had with stunning views over the Haruru Falls and right down the bends of the river towards Paihia. The hosts/owners were very friendly and helpful and nothing was to much trouble to them. A lovely restful place to stay and only 2 minutes down the road to...

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Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Wingham, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in the campground for 5 days and it was the most wonderful experience ever, private beach, great camp kitchen, clean bathrooms, not crowded. The owner is a really great host and catered for everybody. Just a great place to stay in the Bay of Islands.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights in a motel overlooking the river and enjoyed every minute.Awesome hosts,amazing view.Close driving distance to Paihia/Waitangi/Kerikeri.Lovely and clean and a very comfy bed.Nice and quiet at night.We took our boat and there was plenty of room below in the campground.It was nice to kayak the river and up to the Haruru Waterfall.Had a great time...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Falls Motel for 4 nights, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We booked a 2bdm apt that overlooked the waitangi river. It was clean, nicely decorated and we'll equipped for a family of 5. The pool was a favourite with views of the falls. We also hired kayaks from reception and paddled down the river which was great....

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Thank lenaf_NZ
Auckland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Falls Motel for two nights. It was very clean and tidy with great facilities. The kids loved the pool and we all had great fun kayaking to the falls. Would love to visit again and try out the campsite next time!

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Thank 3lilgreenthings
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed January 14, 2017

For a view, the site can't be beat.. with waterfalls framing the background, this is an absolutely gorgeous campsite... The hosts were amazing... Michelle went out of her way to help us make last minute reservations.. The location is great for kayaks that are available at the resort.. We would absolutely recommend this to anyone coming up to the bay...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Stayed 4 nights last March. Pete and Michelle were amazing hosts. Friendly, welcoming and ever so helpful...nothing too much. Room was spotless. Kitchenette and ensuite a little dated but in very good condition. Bed amazingly comfortable. Would not hesitate to stay again. Even though it was located on the main road into town of Paihia, amazingly quiet and relaxing.

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Nice little campground on the north end of Paihia - may be 20 sites. Five or six campsites border the water with a view of the falls. Very peaceful site with friendly staff. You'll likely have a couple of ducks trying to join you for meals, but I was advised to not feed them. Pretty vegetation compliments the water front...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views of Haruru Falls and lagoon, 7 studio units sleep 2-3 and 6x2 bedroom apartments sleep up to 7, fully s/c units with 32" LCD TVs, full kitchens and separate bathrooms, balcony or poolside patio. Swimming pool and barbecue area. Waterfront powered camper van and tent sites, safe private beach, historic jetty and wharf with blue water access. WiFi, Kayak hire, full booking service. Family owned and operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 336 Puketona Road | Haruru Falls, Paihia 0247, New Zealand (Formerly Haruru Falls Motor Inn)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $75 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Haruru Falls Hotel
Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#11 Family Hotel in Paihia
#12 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“we stayed bottom floor right beside the swimming pool/BBQ facilities”
 of 5 bubbles stevekim2017, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Loved the view from our room of the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 3lilgreenthings, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for campsites facing the falls”
 of 5 bubbles AlexxMixx, Jan 14, 2017 | Read review
“No room, powered campsite”
 of 5 bubbles markcG9000MH, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent and camping ground awesome too but downhill.Motels overlook them.Picture perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
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